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What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing

Gartner predicts that IT staff will have fewer technical roles available to them as the cloud gains traction. That’s just not true

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CIO Leadership Live with John Hill, CIO at Carhartt | Ep 5

In this lively one-hour discussion, show host Maryfran Johnson talks with Carhartt's CIO John Hill about the evolving role of the IT leader, the quest for innovation game changers and how Carhartt tackled digital transformation by...

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7 IT salary and hiring trends for 2018

Demand for tech talent will continue to outpace supply in the year ahead, while the mix of skills necessary to remain relevant in IT will undergo a significant shift.

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How women can find mentors in the field of data science

Although it may take a bit more effort in finding a mentor in this field, all data scientists will be much better off by learning from an expert

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Oracle’s cloud bravado masks its database despair

Oracle is a fantastic database for yesteryear’s enterprise applications, but is a poor fit for modern, big data applications

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How BDD can improve business-developer alignment

Developers, testers, product managers, business managers, and users often have different viewpoints on what makes great software. This can lead to bottlenecks and unnecessary rework, which adds cost and frustrates those in charge....

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Hybrid IT provides the opportunity to transform the IT experience

The IT experience must be transformed, not just to maintain relevance for the IT organization, but because the business needs the complexity of hybrid IT reduced to be competitive in the digital economy

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CIO Leadership Live with Joel Jacobs, CIO at MITRE Corp. | Ep 4

Show host Maryfran Johnson talks with CIO Joel Jacobs of MITRE Corp., a private non-profit research organization that provides consulting, engineering, and technical services for numerous federal government agencies. A big part of its...

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Driving innovation by increasing developer collaboration

Working together to achieve company goals can often be one of the biggest challenges while writing software

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InfoWorld Technology of the Year Awards

About InfoWorld’s annual awards for the best hardware, software, and cloud services of the year

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Guidelines for InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award winners

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CIO Leadership Live: Watch live on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 2 pm ET

Join host Maryfran Johnson on Twitter (@CIOonline) for an in-depth interview with CIO Joel Jacobs of MITRE Corp., a private non-profit research organization that provides consulting, engineering, and technical services for numerous...

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5 financial data trends to watch for in 2018

Financial data in 2018 see new developments in data access, aggregation, verification, control over personally identifiable data, and financial DNA

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What, why, and when do we automate?

The journey to automation begins today

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Production system troubleshooting 101: it’s not always about technical knowledge

Sometimes, the ability to suspend assumptions and ego are far more critical than specific technical knowledge to solve issues in production

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CIO Leadership Live with Kristin Darby, CIO at Cancer Treatment Centers of America | Ep 3

In this episode, Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs and events at IDG, talks with CIO Kristin Darby of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America about IT’s critical role in the convergence of genomic advances, clinical...

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State of the CIO 2018: Learn the latest on the evolving role of the CIO

Better understand the evolving role of the CIO in today’s business climate and the 2018 CIO agenda in this video discussion, hosted by Adam Dennison, SVP/General Manager, IDG Events/CEC & Publisher. Ron Guerrier, CIO at Farmers...

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Dataops: agile infrastructure for data-driven organizations

While still emerging as an enterprise practice, dataops is increasingly driving teams to collaborate and organize in new ways to build, manage, deploy, and monitor data-intensive applications

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